Call for Chapters: The Digital Media Reader
Submission Due Date
15 April 2016 (Closed)
- Jonathan Bishop
- Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems, Swansea, Wales.
The Digital Media Reader: Media, Culture, Society an Politics in the Digital Age
The objective of the book is to bring together the latest research in media practice, identity and culture, and society and politics. Its focus on contemporary digital media and cultures. Chapters will likely relate to contemporary events like the Arab Spring, the Anonymous Movement and Citizen Journalism.
The editor welcomes articles, dialogues, notes, book reviews and further comments thereon, in keeping with editorial policy, and areas of interest for this special issue include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
- Participation inequality; lurking, the free-rider problem
- Free speech; cyberbantering, cybertrickery, online activism
- Online harassment; cyberstalking, cyberbulling, porn e-vengers
- Online deception; grooming, cyberhickery, chatroom bobs
- Online Community moderation, perspectives on ‘don’t feed the troll’, blocking users (i.e. ban-hammering’)
- History of new media, Anonymous, the WELL, hacktivism
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Hypermedia Seduction and Persuasion. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.
NB. Papers can be submitted any time before the deadline, as reviewing will take place throughout the period of the advertising of this call for papers. Successful papers for the special issue will be give a letter of approval so the authors can put their publication on their CVs.
- Submission Deadline: 15 April 2016
- Reviews to Authors by: 15 September 2016
- Final Submissions: 15 November 2017
- Publication: 1 January 2017
All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Jonathan Bishop FRSA
Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems, European Parliament, Brussels, BE.